Back Mountain Memorial Library

A member of the Luzerne County Library System

96 Huntsville Road

Dallas, PA 18612

HOURS: Mon  -  Thurs:           9:30am - 8:30pm

              Friday:                      9:30am - 5:30pm

              Saturday:                  9:30am - 4:30pm
PH:  570-675-1182             FAX:  570-674-5863
Click HERE for
Memorial and Honor
Donation Forms.
Click HERE for
Giving Evergreens
Engraving Forms.
Engraved Bricks
To Purchase: $100
Per Brick
Click HERE for
Book Donation
Click the link above
to access the
Kids Power Library!

Click the link for

a list of YA Card
Community Sponsors
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Holiday Hours


The library will be closed Tuesday, July 4.


We will be open our normal hours Monday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 5.


Volunteers are needed for our

71st Annual Auction

July 6, 7, 8, and 9!


Sunday, July 2 ~ 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Monday and Wednesday, July 3 and 5

9:00am - 4:00pm


Setting Up, Booth Help, and Clean Up

Call or come in to sign up.
Donation Needed
The library is asking for a donation of a "Dorm" refrigerator, in good working condition.
Please call or come in to the library if you are interested.
Events and Fundraisers
2017 Quilt Raffle
This year the library is raffling two handmade quilts by Leslie Horoshko. Tickets for these beautiful quilts ("Drift Away" 4'X4', "Shades of Red" 6'X6') are now on sale!
Tickets are available at the library for $2.00 each, 3 for $5.00, or 6 for $10.00. If you buy multiple tickets, you can choose how many tickets you want for each of the two quilts being raffled. The drawing will be held the last night of the auction. You don't need to attend to win!
The quilts are on display at the library's front desk.

Special Sale!


The library is selling this Children's Wooden Play Kitchen in excellent condition for $50.00 through our Holiday Shop!

We are also selling the Children's Wooden Play Stove in excellent condition (with Play Food) for $50.00.


If interested call or come in to the library.

The Giving Evergreen
The "Giving Evergreens" is a sculpture, created by Sanford Werfel, of three evergreen trees with pine needle clusters finished in gold, silver, and copper and hand carved stones.

Adding a pine needle cluster, stone, or tree is a lasting and exceptional way to celebrate, honor, or remember someone who has touched your life!

Click on the picture or the link at left for a Giving Evergreen Engraving Form.
Art Wall

Photography of Robert McLaughlin


The photography of Robert McLaughlin will be featured on the library’s Art Wall this May.


Robert resides in Shavertown and has enjoyed photography since his senior year in High School, when he received a camera as a graduation gift.

His work can be seen on his website,, where you can view his unique style of portraiture and other areas of interest. He is currently accepting appointments for individualized photo sessions. Robert’s work demonstrates his artistic flair and he invites all to view his display.

Display Case
This June the library will be displaying items for our 71st Annual Auction!
If you are interested in one of these unique and beautiful items, they are available for early purchase. All proceeds benefit the library.
Continuing Programs
Basic Computer and E-Reader Instruction
Wednesdays ~ 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Fridays ~ 10:30am - 11:30am
The library is offering free one-on-one basic lessons on using e-readers, iPads, computers, and basic internet use! You can register for a lesson by caling or coming in to the library.
The Monday Morning Book Discussion Group is looking for new members!
Anyone interested in joining this fun and relaxed book group can call or come in to the library to sign up.
The group meets at 10:00am, every 4th Monday.

To Renew Items Online:

1) Click on the icon or the Online Catalogue tab at left.
2) You will be directed to a new page. At the upper right corner there is a My Account link. Click on the link.
3) The site will prompt you for your barcode and password. The barcode number is on your card, the default password for all patron's is "CHANGEME." (Once you have logged in you can set the password to one of your choosing.)
4) Click on the Checkouts tab.
5) Click on the box next to the item you want to renew.
6) Click on the Renew button.
(To change your password: in My Account,
click on the Change Pin tab.)
Downloadable eBooks Are Available!
Click on the eBooks Are Here! icon, shown.
You will need a library card for Luzerne County. 
If you have any problems, please feel free
to contact the library for assistance.
Please visit the
Children's Room Page
for information about
upcoming events and activities
for children and young adults!
Click on the Friends of the Library's page
for the current Newsletter!

Calendar of Events